Training crash results in Alex Dowsett fracturing his right collarbone; Hour Record attempt on February 27 may be postponed

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Alex Dowsett’s Hour Record attempt on February 27 has hit a major setback after he sustained a fractured collarbone as a result of a training accident on Tuesday.

Dowsett crashed whilst riding near his home in Essex, according to his Movistar team. X-rays confirmed a fracture to his right collarbone, putting his scheduled Hour Record attempt at the Lee Valley Velodrome in jeopardy.